Measuring the impact of the Fair Housing Act in LA
A half-century later, we have still only come some of the way, according to Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate and a former senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. We interviewed Green and asked him to weigh in on the bill’s successes and failures—particularly in Los Angeles.
“There are things that are better than they used to be,” he says. But the Fair Housing Act “has not remotely achieved the goals that we were hoping for.”